First International Multi-stakeholder Symposium on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

29 March 2021 30 March 2021


Technical Consultation on In Situ Conservation and
 On-Farm Management of PGRFA

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the Global Crop Diversity Trust are co-organizing a two-day Symposium that will bring together technical experts and stakeholders working on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA) conservation and use. The symposium aims to foster synergies and highlight the current state of knowledge and the enabling environment for in situ conservation and on-farm management of PGRFA. It will provide an open-ended forum for the exchange of information and experiences among experts, practitioners and other stakeholders to strengthen and support on-going efforts with regard to the conservation and sustainable use of this crop diversity. 

This is a virtual Zoom event. Presentations by the technical experts are available as video recordings in all official FAO languages. These recordings provide background information on the Symposium's thematic areas. Participants are invited to view the presentations in advance of the Symposium found in ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussianandSpanishThe Symposium sessions will focus on question/answers and discussion with the expectation that participants have viewed the presentations prior to the event. 

 Simultaneous interpretations in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish,
and Russian will be available. 

Please note that European Daylight Savings Time is scheduled to begin on 28 March in Italy. We suggest that you verify any time differences prior to the event. 

For any queries, please write to [email protected].

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